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Jila Malek - Child Development

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"I've come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that creates the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child's life miserable, or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration." - Haim Ginott, Teacher, Author

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Jila Malek

408.864.8999 x3689
Part-Time Child Development Office
Mondays 11:30-12:30pm


Course Syllabi


Adolescent Development
M.Ed., Notre Dame de Namur University, 2009; B.A. Liberal Studies, Notre Dame de Namur University, 2006
I've taught middle school Language Arts, Math, and Science between 2007-2014, and have enjoyed every minute of it.  I've also worked with adolescent kids through my coaching and high school teaching experience.  Meanwhile, I've been coaching volleyball for grades 6-12.  Currently I'm assisting the women's volleyball team at De Anza College. I have a passion for teaching and coaching.

I'm a big fan of teaching my students the course material, while relating it to real life scenarios. We go to school to make a bigger impact in our society, not simply to learn the course content.

Come experience my love for teaching in my child development classes offered here at De Anza College.
Winter 2017
CRN Course Title
00312 C D -010H-61L Child Growth and Development (Middle Childhood and Adolescence)
00327 C D -060.-61 Exceptional Children
01877 PSYC-010H-61L Child Growth and Development (Middle Childhood and Adolescence)
Spring 2017
CRN Course Title
00310 C D -012.-61S Child, Family and Community Interrelationships
42541 C D -050.-61L Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children

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Child Development

Last Updated: 8/28/14